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Discover Jesus in Genesis: An Illustrated Biblical Theology for All Ages [Paperback]

Larry Edison , Deborah Obeid


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Oct. 11 2005
The Old Testament Scriptures are filled with wonderful and true accounts of God's promises and grace. They also brim over with pictures and images of Christ. The author and illustrator have endeavored to provide a means by which you can "see" and grasp those pictures and promises of Christ. You'll want to use Discover Jesus in Genesis not only for your personal benefit, but also as a great way to explain the Old Testament and its meaning to your children. You will See Christ "come alive" through these pages, and your reading of Genesis will never be the same again.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 30 pages
  • Publisher: Pleasant Word (Oct. 11 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1414105592
  • ISBN-13: 978-1414105598
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 21.2 x 26 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 113 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #871,003 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Author: Lawrence Edison is a graduate of Covenant College (B.A.), Westminster Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Covenant Theological Seminary (D.Min.). Larry and his wife, Jeanne (Reitsma), have two children, Lorin and Nathaniel. They reside in Sarasota, Florida, where Larry is the senior pastor of Covenant Life Presbyterian Church.

Illustrator: Deborah Obeid, a graduate of the University of Hartford Art School, lives in Sarasota, Florida, with her husband Rick and their daughter Alyssa. She is a full-time administrative secretary for Covenant Life Presbyterian Church in the Student Ministry, using her gifts of artistry for the Lord in a variety of ways in the church. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Beautiful Book and A Rare Find Aug. 10 2009
By Homeschool Mom - Published on Amazon.com
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I was absolutly THRILLED when I found this book. Finally a book that shows children Jesus in the Old Testament!

The pictures in this are beautiful. Each illustration shows the story OT with shadows of the NT.

This is an excellent find and a rare book for a few reasons:

1. No other book is available that shows Jesus in the OT stories for children.
2. Full color books are not cheap to print. Rarely will you find Christian books in color.

Deborah Obeid and Larry Edison designed this book to help readers of all ages understand the manner in which Jesus is both the theme and the Promise of Genesis.

You will find many major events from Genesis portrayed in picture form, each displaying the biblical event along with the manner in which God took pains to gradually yet clearly teach His people about the promise and coming of the Messiah.

In His actions, God painted a picture so that His people might see Jesus in Genesis.Each chapter consists of one painting on high gloss paper along with full page explanation of the Biblical text.

I'm not sure why someone is going out of their way all over the web to attack this book but I found the same word for word review in several book online stores. Art is in the eye of the beholder. It is not a thick book - books are not priced by number of pages--the story presented is priceless.

Jesus is the promised Messiah spoken of in the Jewish Scriptures.

We fight not against flesh and blood.
24 of 31 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Don't buy it Heart Of Wisdom users! Feb. 28 2007
By fwa - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Homeschoolers,

I bought this book new here on Amazon for my Heart Of Wisdom curriculum.

Don't make the same mistake I did. It is NOT worth it! If I had seen it in person I would have not bought it.

The book is only 1/4 inch thick, not a good value.

There is a short text for each page and on the opposite page is the most UGLY art I have seen in a book or anywhere else in a long time.

There are better places to spend your money for cool living books than on this book.

SKIP IT.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well Done Nov. 18 2009
By Rey - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I was a bit skepticle about buying this after reading a negative review.
But I went ahead and got it. I was NOT sorry. The pictures are great. There is alot of meat in this little book. My 4th grader loved the metaphors and the pictures. My younger ones loved the pictures. It really helped us as we are reading through the O.T. again and really looking for metaphors and how it relates to the N.T. and to Jesus.
1.0 out of 5 stars Not worth the money. Aug. 9 2012
By Diana of the Midwest - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I did not like this book and was very disappointed when it got here. Some of the reviews I read said that the pictures were beautiful but others said that they were ugly. I took my chances. I do not like the pictures, the book is very short and I have found much better "Jesus in Genesis" articles on line for free. I do not recommend this book, look for something else.

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